The RSLC announced on Friday that it was making “Ag America” which it described as the “nation’s top organization dedicated to electing and supporting Republican state agricultural leaders” one of its major caucuses.
Moody wrote congressional leaders urging them to amend FSIA “to increase opportunities to seek damages from China, when appropriate, for public health and economic harm.”
In recent days, two Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation called for the release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines to opening states and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Farmers in the Sunshine State insist that cheap competition from Mexico is hurting agriculture across Florida, even taking the matter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) this week.
Last week, the Florida Ports Caucus held its first meeting of the new Congress and weighed in on the issues impacting the 15 public seaports across the state.
Fried sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue urging him to send $9.5 billion in direct assistance to agriculture. The funds were included in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package the White House and Congress agreed upon at the end of last month.
President Donald Trump has activated all aspects of the federal government to meet the outbreak and spread of coronavirus affecting Americans. President Trump acted quickly to ensure free testing for coronavirus and instituted key travel bans to halt the entry of infected people into our country.
“During World Trade Month, it is important to recognize that Florida’s geography, history and cultural connections have served as a strong foundation for strong trade relationships,” Green said.
On Thursday, with both of Florida’s senators voting no, the U.S. Senate agreed with the U.S. House on suspending the debt limit for two years and sending a $1.37 trillion budget with $738 billion going to defense to President Donald Trump.
This week, at a media event in Hollywood, Gov. Ron DeSantis threw his support behind “proposals to increase healthcare pricing transparency in Florida” which he insists will “empower patients, decrease costs and improve the quality of the state’s healthcare system.”